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visiting cairo in jan/feb

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visiting cairo in jan/feb

hi There

i am thinking about visiting cairo end of jan -early feb. i haev heard news that there are a lot of protests going on and is not safe for tourists. i had a chat with my travel agent and she said when she went they had the same warning but nothing happened- she went in september. i heard that from november it has gonr bad and i have a friend who comes from egypt- she said it wasnt very good there at the moment. can someone from cairo help me out on this- any advice. i just planned on being there for couple of days as a side trip to europe- just wanted to see the desert, pyramids etc


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1. Re: visiting cairo in jan/feb

Have a look at the many other threads on safety as well as recent trip reports.

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2. Re: visiting cairo in jan/feb

thanks- will do

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3. Re: visiting cairo in jan/feb

When it comes to safety, I would recommend that you read the travel advisory of your government before you take any decision. Consult also your travel insurance because if your travelled despite a travel advisory issued by your home country and something bad happened to you in the country of destination, then you wouldn't get any help/money from your travel insurance.

None of us in here can predict how things will develop in the near future and none of us would be able to help you in case you got into troubles.

So far the demonstrations have been centered in small areas and I would say that it is safe to travel to Egypt. But again, I can't predict what will happen in the near future.


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